1 hr 6 min

Slava Akhmechet (Alias, ex-RethinkDB) - CTOcast #32 CTOcast

    • Technology

Slava Akhmechet (Alias, ex-RethinkDB) is a founder of new social network Alias.

OUTLINE:
(00:00) - Introduction
(02:10) - RethinkDB story
(06:30) - Stripe
(07:44) - RethinkDB Team
(10:40) - Shutting down companies
(13:04) - Moder social networks
(17:06) - Alias (pro-social social network)
(22:13) - Alias (prestige instead of likes)
(30:20) - Alias (people may make mistakes and change opinon)
(33:19) - Alias (content ranking)
(37:15) - Alias (from burnout to flow)
(39:41) - Alias (how you build social network)
(42:03) - Alias (Tech stack)
(44:55) - Decentralized technologies
(49:25) - Peer to peer technologies
(55:23) - Future culture of Alias as a company
(57:42) - 44 guiding principles of engineering management
(58:46) - Approaching writing
(01:01:08) - Reading in clusters of 5

EPISODE LINKS:

https://joinalias.com/
https://twitter.com/spakhm](https://twitter.com/spakhm
https://www.spakhm.com/ - Zero credibility
Private Truths, Public Lies: The Social Consequences of Preference Falsification - [https://www.amazon.com/Private-Truths-Public-Lies-Falsification/dp/0674707583]
Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World - [https://www.amazon.com/Reality-Broken-Games-Better-Change/dp/0143120611](https://www.amazon.com/Reality-Broken-Games-Better-Change/dp/0143120611
The Psychology of Video Games (The Psychology of Everything) - https://www.amazon.com/Psychology-Video-Games-Everything/dp/0367493136
The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses - https://www.amazon.com/Art-Game-Design-Book-Lenses/dp/0123694965
CTOcast #17 with Slava Akhmechet (In Russian and from December 2015) https://soundcloud.com/ctocastcom/slava-akhmechet-rethinkdb-ctocast-17-russian

SUBSCRIBE TO PODCAST:
Podcast website: https://ctocast.com
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2L0vXtv
Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRzLmZlZWRidXJuZXIuY29tL0NUT2Nhc3Q=
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5senHSpuQcslHL33FVNfYM
Telegram: https://t.me/Ctocast
Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/ctocast?refid=stpr
RSS: hhttp://feeds.feedburner.com/CTOcast

CONNECT:
Clubhouse https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/ctocast-podcast-live
– Twitter: https://twitter.com/aaliaksandr
– Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alxct0cst
– LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aliaksandr/
– Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/astapenka
Email: ctcst –> protonmail.com

Slava Akhmechet (Alias, ex-RethinkDB) is a founder of new social network Alias.

OUTLINE:
(00:00) - Introduction
(02:10) - RethinkDB story
(06:30) - Stripe
(07:44) - RethinkDB Team
(10:40) - Shutting down companies
(13:04) - Moder social networks
(17:06) - Alias (pro-social social network)
(22:13) - Alias (prestige instead of likes)
(30:20) - Alias (people may make mistakes and change opinon)
(33:19) - Alias (content ranking)
(37:15) - Alias (from burnout to flow)
(39:41) - Alias (how you build social network)
(42:03) - Alias (Tech stack)
(44:55) - Decentralized technologies
(49:25) - Peer to peer technologies
(55:23) - Future culture of Alias as a company
(57:42) - 44 guiding principles of engineering management
(58:46) - Approaching writing
(01:01:08) - Reading in clusters of 5

EPISODE LINKS:

https://joinalias.com/
https://twitter.com/spakhm](https://twitter.com/spakhm
https://www.spakhm.com/ - Zero credibility
Private Truths, Public Lies: The Social Consequences of Preference Falsification - [https://www.amazon.com/Private-Truths-Public-Lies-Falsification/dp/0674707583]
Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World - [https://www.amazon.com/Reality-Broken-Games-Better-Change/dp/0143120611](https://www.amazon.com/Reality-Broken-Games-Better-Change/dp/0143120611
The Psychology of Video Games (The Psychology of Everything) - https://www.amazon.com/Psychology-Video-Games-Everything/dp/0367493136
The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses - https://www.amazon.com/Art-Game-Design-Book-Lenses/dp/0123694965
CTOcast #17 with Slava Akhmechet (In Russian and from December 2015) https://soundcloud.com/ctocastcom/slava-akhmechet-rethinkdb-ctocast-17-russian

SUBSCRIBE TO PODCAST:
Podcast website: https://ctocast.com
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2L0vXtv
Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cDovL2ZlZWRzLmZlZWRidXJuZXIuY29tL0NUT2Nhc3Q=
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5senHSpuQcslHL33FVNfYM
Telegram: https://t.me/Ctocast
Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/ctocast?refid=stpr
RSS: hhttp://feeds.feedburner.com/CTOcast

CONNECT:
Clubhouse https://www.joinclubhouse.com/club/ctocast-podcast-live
– Twitter: https://twitter.com/aaliaksandr
– Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alxct0cst
– LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aliaksandr/
– Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/astapenka
Email: ctcst –> protonmail.com

1 hr 6 min

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